The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 42 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 21 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.95% 1.87% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.04% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
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£545 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 587 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.39% 91.58% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 379 330
Average daily rate £412 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 22
Average hourly rate £15.25 £24.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.45% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.69 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +10 15 £545 +9.00% 1
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 24 (48.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (42.86%) SOA
4 17 (34.69%) Banking
5 14 (28.57%) Retail
6 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (18.37%) UML
9 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.33%) Data Management
9 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
9 8 (16.33%) Retail Banking
10 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 7 (14.29%) CMS
10 7 (14.29%) Oracle
11 6 (12.24%) Internet
11 6 (12.24%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (10.20%) ICL
12 5 (10.20%) Online Banking
12 5 (10.20%) .NET
12 5 (10.20%) C#
12 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.20%) SAP
12 5 (10.20%) Unisys
13 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.16%) SQL
13 4 (8.16%) B2C
13 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) 3G
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) OLTP
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 14 (28.57%) Retail
4 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (16.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) Ajax
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) XSD
3 2 (4.08%) WSDL
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (4.08%) Java EE
3 2 (4.08%) JSON
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Online Banking
4 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.04%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (42.86%) SOA
3 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (18.37%) UML
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.33%) Data Management
5 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) B2C
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.12%) BPMN
9 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.08%) BPEL
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.08%) Release Management
9 2 (4.08%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C#
1 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) SAP
2 5 (10.20%) Unisys
2 5 (10.20%) ICL
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) EMC
4 3 (6.12%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Sencha
5 2 (4.08%) F5
5 2 (4.08%) Nokia
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: Market Rate
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Rate: £520 - £600 per day
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Rate: From £450 to £600 per day £450-600+ per day
Posted: 4 days ago